Journal snippet

Photo by Trac Vu@tracminhvu from Unsplash I have been jotting down bits of nature observations I make this spring and summer. Here is an excerpt from an entry I made the other day. I went out into my backyard and gathered chamomile buds this morning. Many were still asleep with their tiny heads bowed down … Continue reading Journal snippet

A Tea Cup Full of Hope, Ch. 2

Simone's interview was short and to the point. The shift manager explained a bit of how things were run and what she would be doing, asked her a few questions then told her she'd call her in the next couple of days to let her know if she had been hired. Simone smiled and got … Continue reading A Tea Cup Full of Hope, Ch. 2

A Teacup Full of Hope (want to read a book I wrote?)

Photo by @carlijeen on Unsplash Right before my fortieth birthday (I am now 53) I wrote, and self published, a book. Three people bought it; my sister, my mom, and someone from the Internet (thank you to all of you!). I knew nothing about marketing and self promotion and I still don't. For some odd … Continue reading A Teacup Full of Hope (want to read a book I wrote?)